Lovers of nature photography can have their say in the People's Choice category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. Fifty images, pre-selected by the jury from more than 41,000 entries, are being put up for a global online vote.

The winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards evening. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition goes on display at the Natural History Museum in London on 24 October before embarking on an international tour.

IBTimesUK presents 15 of the photos up for the People's Choice Award. See the other 35 and vote for your favourite at www.wildlifephotographeroftheyear.com

Facebook update, Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)
Facebook update, Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)Marsel van Oosten
Apex predators, Justin Black (United States)
Apex predators, Justin Black (United States)Justin Black
Bad hair day, Gordon Illg (United States)
Bad hair day, Gordon Illg (United States)Gordon Illg
Too big but so tasty, Alain Ghignone (Italy)
Too big but so tasty, Alain Ghignone (Italy)Alain Ghignone
Stretching, Stephan Tuengler (Germany)
Stretching, Stephan Tuengler (Germany)Stephan Tuengler
Leaping gentoo penguin, Paul Souders (United States)
Leaping gentoo penguin, Paul Souders (United States)Paul Souders
Sentry duty, Neil Aldridge (South Africa)
Sentry duty, Neil Aldridge (South Africa)Neil Aldridge
Big mouth, Adriana Basques (United States)
Big mouth, Adriana Basques (United States)Adriana Basques
Yellow-necked mouse, Carsten Braun (Germany)
Yellow-necked mouse, Carsten Braun (Germany)Carsten Braun
Old clothes, Claudio Contreras Koob (Mexico)
Old clothes, Claudio Contreras Koob (Mexico)Claudio Contreras Koob
Innocence Betrayed, Hilary O'Leary (Zimbabwe)
Innocence Betrayed, Hilary O'Leary (Zimbabwe)Hilary O'Leary
Australian sea lion pups, Michael Patrick O'Neill (United States)
Australian sea lion pups, Michael Patrick O'Neill (United States)Michael Patrick O'Neill
Moonlight climber, Alexander Badyaev (United States)
Moonlight climber, Alexander Badyaev (United States)Alexander Badyaev
One eye on you, Mohammad Khorshed (Kuwait)
One eye on you, Mohammad Khorshed (Kuwait)Mohammad Khorshed
Dante's inferno, Karen Lunney (Australia)
Dante's inferno, Karen Lunney (Australia)Karen Lunney